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Lucina

/luːˈsaɪnə/
noun
1.
(Roman myth) a title or name given to Juno as goddess of childbirth
Word Origin
C14: from Latin lūcīnus bringing to the light, from lūx light
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Lucina

Roman goddess of childbirth, from Latin Lucina, literally "she that brings to the light," fem. of lucinus, from lux (see light (n.)).

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